One vaccination with UNISTRAIN® PRRS in gilts reduces viremia and vertical/horitzontal transmission of a heterologous PRRS virus

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One vaccination with UNISTRAIN® PRRS in gilts reduces viremia and vertical/horitzontal transmission of a heterologous PRRS virus

The control of the viraemia is essential for the posterior PRRSV consequences, so demonstrate the reduction of viraemia conferred in vaccinated gilts with UNISTRAIN® PRRS was the principal goal of the study. The transplacental transmission of field virus to piglets was also evaluated.

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ESPHM Congress, 2013

Authors

Fenech, M.; Pla, H.; Madeo, X.; Roca, M.; Ros, M.; Sitjà, M.

Summary

Vaccination with UNISTRAIN® PRRS enabled gilts to clear the virus and reduced its vertical and horizontal transmission to foetuses. There was a reduction of infection pressure.

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